Quotes by parents
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English art critic 1819-1900
Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.
American Evangelist 1918-
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
American politician and member 1948-
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
American movie director and actor 1935 -
I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.
English actor 1976-
'Benedict' means 'blessed.' My parents liked the sound of the name and felt slightly blessed because they'd been trying for a child for a very long time.
American Novelist 1933-
A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
American pornographer 1936-2013
A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
After 'The Poisonwood Bible' was published, several people believed that my parents were missionaries, which could not be further from the truth.
American author and journalist 1952-
All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
Adelbert von Chamisso
German poet and botanist 1781-1838
All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
Benigno Aquino III
Filipino politician 1960-
Although I was born to famous parents, I know and feel the problems of ordinary citizens.
As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed - and I accepted - studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.
Albert J. Nock
American libertarian author 1870-1945
As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
Filippine author, lay pastor and entrepreneur 1966-
As much as I loved the model of St. Francis, I realized that I couldn't afford to be poor, because unlike St. Francis, I'm not celibate. I was enlightened that God's call to me was not poverty but generosity and simplicity. And I had to go back to the lesson I learned from my parents: that is, simplicity.
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